Legal Issues with Delegation in Nursing
What are some legal issues associated with delegation? How can nurse managers reduce risk of legal issues with delegation? Describe strategies to reduce barriers to delegation.
Support your discussion and opinions with facts, relevant examples from personal nursing practice, and at least two citations from the reading or peer-reviewed professional nursing literature.
These are the materials we are using:
Read Chapters 8 & 15 In Grohar-Murray, M. & Langan, J. (2011). Leadership and management in nursing (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ?
Search out your Nurse Practice Act and brief yourself on the delegation section.
Read Potter, P., Deshields, T. & Kuhrik, M. (2010). Delegation practices between registered nurses and assistive personnel. Journal of Nursing Management 18, 157-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2834.2010.01062.x